There are 5 ways to get from Bodrum to Crete by car ferry, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Katapola
  3. Take the car ferry from Amorgos to Santorini
  4. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$139 - $284

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Chalki
  3. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion

$90 - $227

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry via Rhodos  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Rhodos
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$115 - $368

Ferry to Rhodes, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Rhodos
  2. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Irakleion (HER) RHO - HER

$123 - $453

Ferry to Kos, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Irakleion (HER) KGS - HER

$114 - $628

What companies run services between Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Bodrum to Heraklion. However, you can take the car ferry to Kos, take the car ferry to Katapola, take the walk to Amorgos, take the car ferry to Santorini, then take the car ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bodrum to Heraklion via Kos and Chalki in around 17 h 46 min.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Kos to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,200
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ferry operators
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Katapola
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$60 - $70
CABIN A4 outside
$60 - $70
Economy
$33 - $37
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Amorgos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $85
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$41
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Dodekanisos Seaways
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Chalki
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
12ne.gr
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$45 - $70
Airplane-type seats
$45 - $70
2 beds - outside cabin
$120 - $160
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$45 - $80
Airplane-type seats
$50 - $85
2 beds - outside cabin
$110 - $190

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bodrum and Crete is 309 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to ferry and car ferry which costs 420 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 17 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to ferry and fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 500 ₺ - 3.000 ₺.

No, there is no direct ferry from Bodrum to Crete. However, there are services departing from Bodrum and arriving at Heraklion via Kos, Amorgos and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 3 min to get from Bodrum to Crete, including transfers.